Author: War Pictures from History

For St. Patrick’s Day “Clear the …

For St. Patrick’s Day

“Clear the Way” The Irish Brigade (28th Massachusetts Regiment depicted here) advances on the Confederate Line at the Battle of Fredericksburg. [by Don Troiani]
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🇬🇧 A British soldier rests under a temporary…

🇬🇧 A British soldier rests under a temporary shelter in a shell hole near Guillemont, September 1916. #ww1 #wwi
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Battle of France (1940) from “Why We Fight.” […

Battle of France (1940) from “Why We Fight.” [Reddit] #history #ww2 #wwii
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🇬🇧 Troops of the 52nd (Lowland) Division wit…

🇬🇧 Troops of the 52nd (Lowland) Division with captured German MG 08/15 machine guns. Queant, 6 September 1918. [Glimpses of the Great War / Facebook] #history #ww1
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Czechoslovakian citizens preparing for a Nazi …

Czechoslovakian citizens preparing for a Nazi invasion. 1938.
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“One People, One Nation, One Drink&rdquo…

“One People, One Nation, One Drink”: Coca-Cola advertising for the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. @cocacola
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🇺🇸 Lt. Edwin Wright of the 404th Fighter Gro…

🇺🇸 Lt. Edwin Wright of the 404th Fighter Group shows off his most recent flak encounter on his P-47 Thunderbolt. October, 1944. [Source: r/wwiipics] #history #ww2
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Red Army IS-2’s in Poznan. https://www.instag…

Red Army IS-2’s in Poznan.
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Destroyed Syrian tank in Aleppo. [r/destroy…

Destroyed Syrian tank in Aleppo.

[r/destroyedtanks / reddit]
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🇺🇸 Kurt Vonnegut Jr., US Army soldier captur…

🇺🇸 Kurt Vonnegut Jr., US Army soldier captured by the Germans during the opening phases of the Battle of the Bulge. As a POW he was sent to Dresden, Germany and witnessed the destructive Allied bombing campaign there. He dug bodies out of the rubble. He went on to write several best selling novels, one was “Slaughterhouse Five” Vonnegut is one of my favorite writers and an American icon.
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